ComplianceOctober 05, 2018

The Corporation Handbook

Whether they have one shareholder or millions, corporations are business entities created under state law. As “creatures of statute,” they are governed by state corporation laws and have unique corporate features.

In this handbook, you’ll find an overview of corporation-related topics, plus explanations of terms and concepts commonly used in the corporate area. It covers the major types of corporations and examines, among other topics, the overall corporate structure, how corporations maintain good standing with state offices, how corporations are taxed, and how they raise capital. You’ll also find a glossary of corporate terms for handy reference. Armed with this information, you’ll be better prepared to make decisions regarding your growing business.

Table of Contents

  • Forms of Business Organizations
  • Nature and Characteristics of a Corporation
  • Formation of Corporations
  • Corporate Finance
  • Shareholders
  • Directors and Officers
  • Changes in Corporate Structure
  • Tax and Reporting Requirements
  • Foreign Corporations
  • Going Public; Federal Securities Laws

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